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|Invasion of Iraq: The Pirates Have Already Lost Iraq|
Monday, September 01 @ 02:55:50 UTC
For the sake of the future of the world, it is actually a good thing to have all of the idiots reading from the same page.
"The outcome is not in doubt," declared Donald Rumsfeld last Saturday, in San Antonio. The US will prevail in Iraq, no matter what it takes.
"We and our allies must make a generational commitment to helping the people of the Middle East transform their region," National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice lectured Black journalists, in Dallas, earlier this month. "Like the transformation of Europe, the transformation of the Middle East will require a commitment of many years." The US will be in Iraq long after her last neuron has died of boredom.
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|War and Terror: Oil as a weapon of power|
Saturday, April 05 @ 09:54:10 UTC
|by Amal Hamdan, aljazeera.net
The Bush administration's energy policy relies on a rising consumption of oil both in the United States and globally by one-third over the next 20 years, making a greater supply of oil crucial, said Michael Renner, a senior researcher and security expert at Worldwatch Institute.
"Certainly those that have argued that this is in fact an effort to re-shape the map of the Middle East have a strong argument. I think closely related to that, though, is the oil factor," said Renner.
Iraq has the second largest oil reserves in the world with some 112 billion barrels of proven reserves after Saudi Arabia's 259 billion barrels. But Iraq has yet to be fully explored and some studies place oil reserve figures closer to 432 billion barrels.
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